Do allergies cause joint pain? Umm, many just associate allergy with itching rash, running nose, sneezing and cough. And most of the times some common allergies give these common symptoms only. What about food allergy? Food allergies can cause many discomforts to your healthy body. These discomforts can also lead to weaker body and low immunity. All the time you go through the feeling of headache, dizziness and fatigue.
Do food allergies cause joint pain?
Yes, food allergies do cause joint pain also. If you are an individual who start complaining of joint stiffness and joint pain after eating a type of food, then you need to look closer and note down the foods which are giving you this sudden joint pain episode.
Understanding our personal food and drinking choices is important in making out and highlighting the foods which are acting adversely on your health. Thus, understanding all the foods which run all allergic reactions in your body would do a healthy benefit to your life. And as we all know, making right eating healthy choice in sync to what suits your body can pave a way towards healthy lifestyle.
Ask someone in your family or friend clan who is allergic to some food stuff? They will describe how they feel when they have eaten anything mistakenly out of not being aware of which foods they are allergic to or they gave to tempting tastes forgetting they are food allergic people.
Common symptoms of allergic reaction to food
- Red swollen patches on skin (Hives-Heard of them!)
- Stomach pain
- Nasal Congestion
- Joint pain
- Muscle pain
- Swelling of face, tongue, lips and joints
Food Allergy and joint pain – Is there a connection?
The answer is a definite yes as also given above. But how this food allergy can lead to joint pain? or Which type of foods can give you joint pain?. Most of the time food allergies cause joint inflammation. Anything which challenges immune response the same way as an infectious agent does causes inflammation reaction thus leading to swelling, pain and redness of the joint area. So the foods we are allergic to do the same work as infectious agent. Thus food allergies can lead to joint inflammation.
Which type of foods can give you joint pain?
So what do you think?. Pause and think about it. Ahh, let your brain cells remember the last time you visited the doctor and he gave you a list of foods. Now, these are the foods you may have predilection to be allergic to. What makes these foods so allergic? They have inflammation triggering constituents which provoke inflammation and give you food allergy.
Why only some individuals have food allergy and thus associated joint pain? It all depends on your genes, behavioral food habits and environment. You must have seen new born babies who have intolerance to milk, wheat etc. This is all because of some specific food intolerance genes.
List of common foods which give you food allergy and accompanying joint pain
- Processed foods
So, if you are not able to track down the cause which is giving you joint pain, it is advised to see the list of foods you are consuming. Your body may be allergic to a particular food. Do not forget-`Food allergies and joint pain share a connection’.